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dick butkus
« on: May 27, 2021, 07:16:11 pm »


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« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2021, 07:26:58 pm »
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Re: dick butkus
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2021, 08:15:33 pm »
I'm not sure how good Butkus would be in this day and age.
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Re: dick butkus
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2021, 01:35:13 pm »
Great video. Growing up in the 70's and 80s watching shitty Packer football with the old man saying "thats how you tackle son".
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Re: dick butkus
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2021, 10:44:40 am »
Butkus,as great as he was in his era,would be FAR too slow for this pass-crazy era when linebackers,even middle linebackers,drop back in coverage .And as for run stuffing,imagine Butkus trying to tackle Tennessee's
Aaron Henry,who at six-three ,250 lb. is five pounds heavier ,MUCH stronger and inordinately faster than Butkus ever dreamt of being .

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Re: dick butkus
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2021, 07:47:05 pm »
Butkus,as great as he was in his era,would be FAR too slow for this pass-crazy era when linebackers,even middle linebackers,drop back in coverage .And as for run stuffing,imagine Butkus trying to tackle Tennessee's
Aaron Henry,who at six-three ,250 lb. is five pounds heavier ,MUCH stronger and inordinately faster than Butkus ever dreamt of being .

yes, a different era. but he would have physically improved if he were around today, sayin'

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Re: dick butkus
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2021, 08:30:41 am »
But he still wouldn't have been fast enough to drop back into pass coverage.In 2021,Butkus would have been a fourth or fifth linebacker,depending on a four-three or three-four defense .And he'd have been tossed from many games because of his cheap-shotting propensity .

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« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2021, 08:50:21 am »
But he still wouldn't have been fast enough to drop back into pass coverage.In 2021,Butkus would have been a fourth or fifth linebacker,depending on a four-three or three-four defense .And he'd have been tossed from many games because of his cheap-shotting propensity .

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